AuthorTheresa Blissing

Theresa is the founder of the Asia InsurTech Podcast and a Thought Leader on innovation in insurance in Asia. She has worked for ten years for leading multinational insurers in Europe and Asia before turning to management consulting and venture building with the goal of transforming the insurance industry and helping shape its future in the region.

70 Posts

AIP News RoundUp – EP 53 – Theresa Blissing and Simon Phipps – The Tokenization of Pretty Much Everything

April has been a busy month in InsurTech in Asia and we have seen lots of development in the digital asset and cyber space. Hong Kong virtual insurer OneDegree announced a multi-year partnership with Munich Re to launch digital asset insurance under the brand name OneInfinity. We had Alex Leung, the co-founder of OneDegree on […]

AIP News RoundUp – EP 51 – Theresa Blissing, Hugh Terry and Simon Phipps – It Did Require That Long-Term Commitment

February has been a super busy month for InsurTech in Asia. AIA is again in the news. The insurer has announced their “One Billion” initiative planning to engage a billion people to live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives by 2030. Adding to promoting a healthy lifestyle, AIA has also announced its new joint venture with South […]

AIP News RoundUp – EP 50 – Theresa Blissing, Hugh Terry and Simon Phipps – Falling IPOs

Happy New Year everyone! We are looking forward to another exciting year in InsurTech in Asia!  Kicking off the year with a major acquisition story. UOB is looking to acquire Citibank’s operations in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam by 2024. In Hong Kong, eCommerce startup Bloom has announced a collaboration with AIA. This continues AIA’s […]

AIP News RoundUp – EP 49 – Theresa Blissing, Hugh Terry, and Simon Phipps – The BattleGrounds May Change a Bit

We end the year with a trend that we have been following throughout 2021 – embedded insurance. A pioneer in this space, Cover Genius, has just announced a new partnership with Agoda to offer embedded travel protection in Southeast Asia. We have talked about this only recently with Cover Genius’ MD for Southeast Asia, Arijit […]